Bug#924704: bumblebee-nvidia: nvidia-driver 410 doesn't appear to allow the unloading of the nvidia module
danfun360 at gmail.com
Sat Mar 16 18:19:48 GMT 2019
The graphics card in my laptop is an Nvidia Geforce GTX 1050.
On Sat, Mar 16, 2019 at 7:20 AM Luca Boccassi <luca.boccassi at gmail.com>
> What Nvidia card does your laptop have?
> On Sat, 16 Mar 2019, 03:42 Daniel O. <danfun360 at gmail.com wrote:
>> Package: bumblebee-nvidia
>> Version: 3.2.1-20
>> Severity: grave
>> Justification: renders package unusable
>> Dear Maintainer, I write this bug report because this bumblebee/bumblebeed
>> doesn't work as it should.
>> * What led up to the situation? Bumblebee used to work correctly when
>> nvidia driver was at 390. A few days ago it was upgraded to 410. At the
>> time I
>> was running Debian Buster (testing as of this writing). That's where
>> started to get problematic. It appears that the nvidia module couldn't be
>> unloaded or something. bbswitch reported as "ON" without optirun, and as
>> nvidia drivers were considered in use, I was unable to unbind the nvidia
>> for VGA Passthrough as I had been doing before.
>> * What exactly did you do (or not do) that was effective (or
>> ineffective)? I uninstalled every bumblebee and nvidia package. I
>> reinstalled everything. No luck. I then uninstalled everything and went
>> for the
>> legacy 390 package. Unfortunately there were problems with that:
>> toolkit and nvidia-cuba-dev require the latest nvidia driver installed.
>> On top
>> of that, bumblebee refused to see the legacy 390 drivers as a glx
>> I uninstalled all the nvidia stuff again, switched to Debian Sid, and
>> the latest nvidia drivers again (they were slightly more up to date on
>> Sid than
>> in Buster). Still no change.
>> * What was the outcome of this action? Bumblebee should be able to
>> the nvidia driver and isolate it from the operating system in such a way
>> the system would run on the integrated GPU and run the discrete GPU for
>> applications when called for.
>> * What outcome did you expect instead? The nvidia driver is not
>> and the discrete GPU is in control.
>> On a different note, I tried posting a bug report upstream. It has some
>> information this report might not have (vice versa is definitely the case,
>> unfortunately). It can be found at https://github.com/Bumblebee-
>> -- System Information:
>> Debian Release: buster/sid
>> APT prefers unstable
>> APT policy: (500, 'unstable')
>> Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)
>> Foreign Architectures: i386
>> Kernel: Linux 4.19.0-4-amd64 (SMP w/4 CPU cores)
>> Kernel taint flags: TAINT_PROPRIETARY_MODULE, TAINT_OOT_MODULE,
>> Locale: LANG=en_US.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_US.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8),
>> LANGUAGE=en_US.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
>> Shell: /bin/sh linked to /usr/bin/dash
>> Init: systemd (via /run/systemd/system)
>> LSM: AppArmor: enabled
>> Versions of packages bumblebee-nvidia depends on:
>> ii bumblebee 3.2.1-20
>> ii glx-alternative-nvidia 0.9.1
>> ii nvidia-driver 410.104-1
>> ii nvidia-kernel-dkms 410.104-1
>> bumblebee-nvidia recommends no packages.
>> bumblebee-nvidia suggests no packages.
>> -- no debconf information
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